Issues in Franchising That Affect Franchisees

Purchasing a franchise has become one of the more popular business models in the United States – as well as globally – in recent years. According to research from Statista, in 2019 alone, the economic output of franchise establishments within the U.S. totaled roughly 787.5 billion dollars. With this in mind, it’s no wonder franchising […]


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How To Use Free Images to Avoid Copyright Infringement Penalties

With so many businesses now having an online presence through a website and/or social media, many have turned to digital sources to gain access to images labeled as ‘free’ to catch the attention of prospective clients and customers. As more companies utilize these sources, it’s important to be aware of potential intellectual property violations and […]


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Wells Fargo Fired Over 100 Employees for COVID-19 Relief Fraud, How Your Business Can Stay Protected

The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected businesses in more ways than one. While many have been able to obtain funding or loans through the Paycheck Protection Program or an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL), others have found coronavirus loan fraud issues. This is true for Wells Fargo, which recently fired over 100 employees for defrauding […]


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The Different Types of Business Torts

Businesses of all sizes in many different industries have faced a countless amount of struggles in 2020 alone. Despite this, it’s imperative that business owners remain aware of potential conflicts that could arise and hurt or derail operations even further. Having a good understanding of the several different types of business torts that could arise […]


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How to Avoid The Breach of a Vendor Contract During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought forth many challenges for business owners to tackle. Dealing with the shutdown of operations earlier this year and establishing the safest ways to return to work have already put a lot of pressure on businesses to maintain safe protocols and turn a profit. Because of this, it’s important for business […]


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Incapacity Planning For Business Partners Amid COVID-19

Running a successful business comes with its own unique set of challenges – and business partnerships are essential for success. The Coronavirus pandemic has no doubt thrown curveballs at business owners across the country, but what happens to a business when one business partner falls ill to COVID-19 – or worse, becomes incapacitated or succumbs […]


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What to Consider When Going Through The Dissolution of a Business Due to COVID-19

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has taken a major toll on businesses throughout the nation. While some have been able to transition to working entirely or partially remotely, others have had to make difficult decisions to keep their doors open without having to dissolve a business. The dissolution of a business is a decision that should […]


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Why Intellectual Property Is So Valuable To Businesses

Businesses measure value in a myriad of different ways. Client retention, return on investment (ROI), and sales can all be deemed valuable to business owners. Different facets of intellectual property provide incredible value to companies in many different ways. Understanding just how valuable intellectual property is and what it means in the age of COVID-19 […]


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How COVID-19 Can Impact Directors and Officers Liability Insurance

The new coronavirus or COVID-19 has impacted businesses large and small, as well as the personal and financial lives of millions. Now, with so many aspects of our daily lives up in the air, insurance underwriters predict an oncoming wave of changes to director and officer (D&O) liability coverage will follow. Understanding Directors and Officers […]


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Kate Spade Accused of Breaching Fiduciary Duty in New Lawsuit

Fiduciary obligations are crucial aspects of certain business relationships. These duties involve a relationship between two parties that obligates one to act in the best interest of the other. When the fiduciary breaks or breaches this obligation to the beneficiary, it can hurt their reputation and have potential legal repercussions. Such is the case for […]


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